Thawing a Frozen Heat Pump

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frozen condenser Thawing a Frozen Heat Pump It is common to get heat pumps frozen during colder seasons, particularly if you stay in extreme cold regions with snow fall. If it is light frost, it is normal and can be easily fixed. On the other hand, if your heating unit is entirely filled with ice, it can be a serious issue that may occur due to defrost related problems. In such instance, it is advisable to seek assistance of a professional service provider rather than repairing it yourself. Here are some tips to thaw ice from your heat pump unit.

As soon as you find your heat pump filled with ice, switch on the heating source in your home and allow it to enter the location where the system is completely frozen. This in turn will enable to thaw the frozen heat pump. If you find any of the areas stilled wrapped with ice, you can utilize a space heater to melt it. Another way to thaw frozen heat pump is to use a hair dryer, with which you can blow warm air on the frozen heating unit as well as pipes and wait unit the ice is completely eliminated.

If pipes connected to your heating system are made from brass, copper or galvanized steel, make sure that seek help of a plumber to remove ice. Once the ice is completely removed, call an experienced service technician to resolve your heating pump issues and ensure its smooth functioning.



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